This is a message written by Gerard Arthus; 04 October 2009. 'Copyright Law And Intellectual Delusions'. Handwritten copy also included in PDF file. Etext created by Gerard Arthus. Hi-resolution TIFF files are archived and can be downloaded. This work was created by Gerard Arthus and is in the Public Domain under the Creative Commons License.
Go to the above site to find out more about the digitization of this item and the on-going attempt to help make 'Knowledge' and 'Information' available to everyone, anywhere, at any time, for no cost. There are many forces at work which are attempting to turn 'Public Domain' information into a commodity which some can milk for a profit. This parasitic use of information which should be freely available for all to access is an Intellectual Crime and should not be tolerated.
October 5, 2009
Out of copyright texts being vandalised?
After reading the document, I decided the following is relevant too.
They are saying if THEY can not make money from a particular text because the copyright has expired, then us people can have our rights to download it for free, but out of spite, we are going to scribble all over the book in question, so its no use to you anyway.